What’s on this weekend?
Want to step inside London’s brutalist landmarks, historic theatres and government buildings this weekend? Now’s your chance at this capital-wide annual festival of architecture giving Londoners access to hundreds of buildings not normally open to the public.
Catch this modern fairytale where woods and wolves represent a bleak, all-consuming mental illness. Lucy Morrison’s atmospheric production is incredibly vivid, and boasts exceptional performances from Lesley Sharp and Tom Mothersdale.
Get a taste of Myanmar in an underground skate park and support peacebuilding through food.
Tuck in at this stylish modern European restaurant with a raw bar and wood-fired oven. Go for pretty plates prepared at smoking open prep stations.
See films and installations about the economy and stuff. Rottenberg is funny, confrontational and totally brilliant.
Get an intimate peek into the mind of one of our era’s great architects. This is a calm, academic, passionate show about the power of design.
Feast your eyes on impressionist paintings from the currently-being-refurbed Courtauld. These are genuinely some of the greatest paintings in history. Don’t be silly.
This vibrant, varied and brilliantly exciting dance festival = returns with a line up of dance shows staged all over London.
Sink a drink a the follow-up to the kitsch bar themed around
a grandmother’s front room. Go for serious nostalgia – especially if you’re a child of the ’90s.
Get your glad rags on and immerse yourself in this total celebration of Latinx burlesque culture.
Deep Trash, the famous east London exhibition-cum-performance club night is back with a night dedicated the Spanish-speaking and Latinx parts of the globe. See subversive flamenco and Latinx burlesque, Frida Khalo drag and discover queer, trans and non-binary lives – from Colombia to Uruguay and beyond. Poster Image: Jorge Benavides © 2017, Matias Sauter M @maddimer www.matiassauter.com / Concept: TrashEra
Hear a feminist choir celebrate a century of electoral equality in Leadenhall Market.
See this chilling supernatural drama set in a decrepit manor house in post-war Warwickshire. This is one atmospheric ghost story with a twist.
Sit in on experts debating the big philosophical ideas. Once your brain is enlightened, catch some acoustic performances to relax.
Get maximum fun out of the last few days of summer with a harvest festival offering arts and crafts, micro- brewery demos and a ceilidh performance.